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“When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“The planet is spinning on time: not a small event. All the galaxies are managing fine; the whole cosmos is doing great. But you have one nasty little thought crawling through your head, and it is a bad day! The problem is you are living in a psychological space that bears no connection with reality. And you are insecure, because it can collapse at any moment.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Every moment there are a million miracles happening around you: a flower blossoming, a bird tweeting, a bee humming, a raindrop falling, a snowflake wafting along the clear evening air. There is magic everywhere. If you learn how to live it, life is nothing short of a daily miracle.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Everything that ever happened to you, you experienced right within you. Light and darkness, pain and pleasure, agony and ecstasy—all of it happened within you. If someone touches your hand right now, you may think you are experiencing their hand, but the fact of the matter is you are only experiencing the sensations in your own hand. The whole experience is contained within. All human experience is one hundred percent self-created.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Learning to listen is the essence of intelligent living.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“The whole effort of the spiritual process is to break the boundaries you have drawn for yourself and experience the immensity that you are. The aim is to unshackle yourself from the limited identity you have forged, as a result of your own ignorance, and live the way the Creator made you—utterly blissful and infinitely responsible.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“If you eat raw meat, it takes between seventy to seventy-two hours to pass through your system; cooked meat takes fifty to fifty-two hours; cooked vegetables twenty-four to thirty hours; uncooked vegetables twelve to fifteen hours; fruits one and a half to three hours.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“The only thing that stands between you and your well-being is a simple fact: you have allowed your thoughts and emotions to take instruction from the outside rather than the inside. On”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Unless you do the right things, the right things will not happen to you.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Confidence and stupidity are a very dangerous combination, but they generally go together.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“But to be loving is simply this: a willingness to respond freely and openly. Right now, it may be limited to one or two people in your lives. But it is possible to extend this ability to embrace the entire world.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“It is our compulsive reaction to the situations in which we are placed that causes stress.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“The way you eat not only decides your physical health, but the very way you think, feel, and experience life. Trying to eat intelligently means understanding what kind of fuel this body is designed for and accordingly supplying it, so that it functions at its best. Let”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“One of the biggest problems in the world today is loneliness. It is quite incredible. The planet is teeming with seven billion people, but people are lonely! If someone enjoys being alone, there is no problem at all. But most people are suffering because of it! They are going through serious psychological problems as a consequence. If you are lonely, it is because you have chosen to become an island unto yourself. It doesn’t have to be this way. “I am not responsible” makes you unwilling to get along with anyone—until you can’t even get along with yourself. It often comes to a point when you believe you are not even responsible for what is happening within yourself!”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Responsibility simply means your ability to respond.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Reactivity is enslavement. Responsibility is freedom.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“To program the calories you must consume and the number of hours you must sleep is a foolish way to handle life.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Most carnivorous animals do not eat every day—definitely not three times a day! They know the food they eat moves very slowly through their tracts.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“An intellectual understanding that is not backed by experiential knowledge can lead to mind games and deceptive states.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Being responsible is taking ownership of your life. It means you have taken the first radical step to becoming a complete human being—fully conscious and fully human. In taking responsibility and beginning the journey toward conscious living, you are putting an end to the age-old patterns of assigning blame outward or heavenward. You have begun the greatest adventure life has to offer: the voyage inward.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Your ideas of good and bad are just a certain level of prejudice against life. The”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Eating natural foods, in their uncooked condition, when the cells are still alive, will bring an enormous sense of health and vitality to the system.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“If terrible things have happened to you, you ought to have grown wise. If the worst possible events have befallen you, you should be the wisest of the lot. But instead of growing wise, most people become wounded. In a state of conscious response, it is possible to use every life situation—however ugly—as an opportunity for growth. But if you habitually think, “I am the way I am because of someone else,” you are using life situations merely as an opportunity for self-destruction or stagnation.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“If you handle your entire life with logic alone, you will end up a mess.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“The identity around which the intellect functions is called ahankara.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Pain or pleasure, joy or misery, agony or ecstasy, happens only inside you. Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside. You may use the outside as a stimulus or trigger, but the real thing always comes from within.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Enlightenment is not an attainment or an achievement. It is a homecoming. Your senses give you the impression that you are experiencing the outside, but you have never experienced the outside. When you realize that all that you experience is within, that absolute homecoming is enlightenment.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“When most people say “life,” they mean the accessories of life—their work, their family, their relationships, the homes they live in, the cars they drive, the clothes they wear, or the gods they pray to.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Infectious diseases happen because of external organisms, but chronic diseases are manufactured daily by human beings. When your energy body is in full vibrancy and proper balance, chronic diseases cannot exist in the body. I could introduce you to thousands of people who have gotten rid of their physical and psychological ailments just by doing certain simple yogic practices. These practices are not aimed at the disease. They are just aimed at bringing a certain harmony and vitality to the energy body.”
Sadhguru, Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy
“Sadhana Look around. Among your family, coworkers, and friends, can you see how everyone has different levels of perception? Just observe this closely. If you know a few people who seem to have a greater clarity of perception than others, watch how they conduct their body. They often have a certain poise without practice. But just a little practice can make an enormous difference. If you sit for just a few hours a day with your spine erect, you will see that it will have an unmistakable effect on your life. You will now begin to understand what I mean by the geometry of your existence. Just the way you hold your body determines almost everything about you. Another way of listening to life is paying attention to it experientially, not intellectually or emotionally. Choose any one thing about yourself: your breath, your heartbeat, your pulse, your little finger. Just pay attention to it for eleven minutes at a time. Do this at least three times a day. Keep your attention on any sensation, but feel free to continue doing whatever you are doing. If you lose attention, it doesn’t matter. Simply refocus your attention. This practice will allow you to move from mental alertness to awareness. You will find the quality of your life experience will begin to change.”
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